The Unheroic Hypothesis– the sense of defeat, or disaster, or futility, that seems to underlie so much modern writing. Colin Wilson- The Age of Defeat
The impetus that makes you fly is our great human possession. Everybody has it. It is the feeling of being linked with the roots of power, but one soon becomes afraid of this feeling.. That is why most people shed their wings and prefer to walk and obey the law.
Hermann Hesse- Demian